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Megaton
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Segments
BuildingsBilly Creel's House
Church of the Children of Atom
Common House
Jericho's House
Lucas Simms' House
Lucy West's House
Megaton Armory
Men's Restroom
Mister Burke's House
My Megaton House
Nathan and Manya's House
Water Processing Plant
Women's Restroom
People
MerchantsCraterside Supply
Moriarty's Saloon (drinks)
The Brass Lantern (food)
Other
QuestsFollowing in His Footsteps
The Power of the Atom
The Wasteland Survival Guide
Blood Ties
Church Donations
Walter's Scrap Metal
Treatment
Leo's Drug Habit
Technical
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Megaton is a settlement set in a crater and surrounded by walls made of various scavenged materials. It is one of the two largest settlements in the Capital Wasteland, with 28 named inhabitants and several Megaton Settlers, rivaled only by Rivet City in size of population.

Background

There is some background information here.

Layout

World map

Designation K2 at coordinates 10, 13 on the Fallout 3 map.
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Nearby locations

Local map

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Buildings

Inhabitants

Notable loot

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General Services Quests
Essential: No
Enslavable: Yes
Companion: No
Bounty: Yes
Merchant: No
Repairman: No
Doctor: No
Rents bed/room: No
Starts quests: No
Involved in quests: No

Related quests

Notes

  • Some notes...
  • ...are here.

Appearances

Megaton only appears in Fallout 3.

Behind the scenes

  • The bomb in the center of the town and the people worshiping it are likely a reference to Beneath The Planet of the Apes, which features a cult worshiping an undetonated nuclear weapon after the modern world has been destroyed.
  • In the Japanese version of Fallout 3, the quest to blow up Megaton has been completely removed due to its "parallels to real historic events" quotes Official Xbox Magazine[1]. They are referring to the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.

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